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3 Corona, Spark, and Electrothermal-Chemical Plasma Ignition Systems

Part 5. New Technologies

  1. Malay K. Das1,
  2. Stefan T. Thynell2

Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628148.hoc074

Handbook of Combustion

Handbook of Combustion

How to Cite

Das, M. K. and Thynell, S. T. 2010. Corona, Spark, and Electrothermal-Chemical Plasma Ignition Systems. Handbook of Combustion. 5:3:53–69.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kanpur, India

  2. 2

    The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, University Park, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2010

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • 3.1
    Introduction
  • 3.2
    Plasma Fundamentals and Classifications
  • 3.3
    Corona and Spark Discharge
  • 3.4
    Corona and Spark Ignition
  • 3.5
    Electrothermal-Chemical Ignition
  • 3.6
    Applications in Industry
  • 3.7
    Outlook
  • 3.8
    Summary

Keywords:

  • corona;
  • electrothermal-chemical ignition;
  • equilibrium plasma;
  • non-equilibrium plasma;
  • plasma ignition;
  • spark